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as we speak with house speaker boehner pushing for $42 billion in federal aid after super storm sandy but will the residents see it in the "wall street journal" reporter says if katrina is an example, don't count on it. of $142 billion in federal aid headed for that, only $40 billion made it directly to victims from fema. that is incredible. not right. >>guest: it is not right. when i saw that, cuomo is coming to washington, and you showed the capitol you should have dollar bills coming out of the window because when the governors come to washington they want money with their palms up. that is what governor cuomo wants. he wants the federal government to write a big check to the state. we found with katrina, of the $140 billion, according to independent government auditors, there was rampant corruption and fraud and no bid contracts that went to cronies and we estimate that somewhere between 20 percent to 25 percent to 30 percent of the money was wasted on fraudulent contracts. it didn't helps victims. a lot of people got rich but it wasn't the people who lost their homes. >>neil: you
quickly after hurricane sandy. and made clear that the federal government would stop at nothing to make sure that people like your guest yesterday would get as much help as they possibly could. i decided to ask jay carney whether or not they are satisfied with the response when there are areas in new york and new jersey without power. take a listen. >> people are still hurting. they are -- they still don't have electricity weeks later. so for all of the talk in washington, how is it that some people still have not been helped? >> i was pointing to the substantial and fast effort that the president over saw. in terms of the federal response to this terrible storm. i think that effort by fema and other agencies and by the department of defense and the unprecedented action that the military took to assist in this effort has been documented and talked about. >> is he satisfied with the federal response? >> he is focused on continued federal response. he knows our work is not done. it is not done anymore than the work in the space is done. i think the president is incredibly concerned about
on the response to hurricane sandy. >> i want to give a big shout out to fema, they are a big partner. >> i commend the fema administrator. >> i thank you, madam chairman. for being a strong leadership. >> i cannot tell you how much the words men. >> the president could not have appoint add better person. >> you and your people have established one thing, that when the call goes out the country is there to help their people. >>eric: but try telling that to some of the victims of sandy. welcome, everyone, i am here for neil cavuto. they could be satisfied but try telling that to this guy. (inaudible). >> they are worried about vandalism or squatters taking over their house. what are you doing? we want a place to call home. we want to be somewhere for the dam holidays not in someone else's house or a hotel or a shelter. we need answers. >>eric: the resident from staten island you just saw, says no one should be patting themselves on the bang. not yet. thank you for joining us, scott. what we need to tell the audience what is behind you, sir? >>guest: this is my house. this is where me and my
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